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Sixteenth Annual 




Hastings, Nebraska, 


Collegiate Year 1897=98 


Announcements for 1898-99. 



March 30— Sprino- term beo-ins. 
Junk 10, 11— ExaminatioiivS. 

June 12 — Baccalaureate Serinon by President Pattison. 
Junk 12 — Address before Christian Associations, Rev. H. B. Allen. 
June 13— Field Day. 
June 13—8 p. m., Leeper Prize Debate and Heniing-wa}^ Oratorrcal 

June 14—8 p. m., Annual Concert. 

June 15—3 p. m., Annual Meeting- of Board of Trustees. 
June 15 — 8 p. m., Graduating- Exercises of College. 
June 15 — 10 p. m., Alumni Banquet. 

Septembek 12, 13— Entrance Examinations. 
September 14— Fall term begins. 
December 20, 21— Examinations. 


January 4— Winter term begins. 
March 21, 22— Examinations. 

March 29— Spring term begins. 


Alumni Association— Robert E. Moritz '92, President; 

Miss Ida Myers '91, Secretar3\ 
Y. M. C. A.- R. M. Smitli '00, President; 

G. C. Porter, Acad. '00, Secretary. 
Y. W. C. A.— Miss Dena Webber '00, President; 

Miss Edna Ball '01, Secretary. 
Volunteer BAxND -Miss Marie Kinnan '00, Leader; 

Charles Stein '99, Secretar}^. 
Whittierian Literary Society— J. B. Brown '99, President; 

Miss Margaret Haughawout '00, Secretar}^ 
Pestalozzian Literary Society— R. M. Smith '00, President; 

Miss Maude Boyd, Acad. '98, Secretary. 
Hastings College Athletic Association— W. H. Chapman '98, 

E. M. Brouillette '99, Secretary. 
Collegian Joint Stock Company— J. B. Brown '99, President; 

W. F. Stichter '99, Secretary^. 


Board of Trustees. 

Term Expiring 1898. 

Rev. John Berk Hickman. 

Henry Fox, Jr Nelson. 

A. L. WiGTON, Esq Omaha. 

Dr. Chas. Bunce Hastin(>-s. 

Rev. B. M. Long, D. D York. 

Prof. W. N. Filson, A. B Hastings. 

Rev. T. C. Clarke, D. D Grand Island. 

Rev. Silas Cooke Hebron. 

Rev. W. F. Ringland, D. D Granville, O. 

Term Expiring 1899. 

Judge Jacob Baily Hasting-s. 

Rev. H. M. Giltner, D. D Aurora. 

J. D. Harrison, Esq Holdreg-e. 

Pres. Salem G. Pattison, A. M Hastings. 

Rev. J. D. Countermine, D. D Topeka, Kan. 

O. Oliver, Esq Hastings. 

L. P. Main, Esq Kearney. 

Rev. J. W. Little Madison. 

W. F. Buchanan, Esq Hastings. 

Term F^xpirixNG 1900. 

A. L. Clarke, F)sq Hastings. 

C. P. Webster, Esq Hasting-s. 

W. H. Lanning, Esq Hastings. 

Rev. E. Van Dyke Wight Hastings. 

Rev. James Leeper, D. D Ft. W^ayne, Ind. 

Rev. R. N. PowEfes Superior. 

Rev. George Baily Broken Bow. 

Samuel Alexander, FvSQ Hastings. 

Robert Brown, FvSQ Hastings. 

Executive Committee. 

Robert Brown, President. 

Rev. W. F. Ringland, D. D., Vice-President. 
Samuel Alexander, Secretary. 

Dr. Chas. Bunce, Treasurer. 
A. L. Clarke, 

Jacob Baily, 

Oswald Oliver, 

Salem G. Pattison, 
p ^ i "S *\ W. N. Filson. 



Salem Griswold Pattison, A. M., 

President, Professor of History and Philosophy. 

A. B., Wabash Colleg-e, 1888; A. M., Cornell University, 1891; Principal of 
Waveland High School, Waveland, Ind., 1883-85; Tutor in Preparatory Depart- 
ment of Wabash Colleg-e, 1886-89; Professor of History and Latin, Taylor Univer- 
sity, 1891-92; President Carthag-e Collegiate Institute, Carthag-e, Mo., 1892-94; 
Principal Adams Collegiate Institute, Adams, N. Y., 1895-96; President Hasting-s 
Colleg-e from 1896. 

William Newell Filson, A. B., 

Vice President, Professor of Latin. 

S. B„ Illinois Collegre, 1889, A. B. ibid., 1892; Instructor in Latin and History, 
Hig-h School, Jacksonville, 111., 1889-91 ; Graduate Student, Yale University, 1891-92; 
Instructor in Latin, Chicag-o Preparatory School, 1892-93; Instructor in Latin and 
History, Hastings Colleg-e, 1893-94; Professor of Latin from 1894; Acting- Presi- 
dent, Hastings College, 1895-96. 

Robert Edouard Moritz, Sc. B., Ph. M., 

Professor of Ma therna tics. 

Sc. B., Hasting-s Colleg-e, 1892; Ph. M., University of Chicag-o, 1896; Tutor in 
Hastings College, 1890-92; Graduate Student University of Chicag-o, 1892-93: In- 
structor in Mathematics, Hastings College, 1893-94; Professor of Mathematics 
from 1894. 

*George Norlin, a. B., 

Professor of Greek and German. 

A. B., Hasting-s Colleg-e, 1893; Special Student Cornell University, 1893; In- 
structor in Greek and German, Hastlng-s College, 1893-94; Professor of Greek and 
German, Hastings Colleg-e from 1894. Fellow in Greek, University of Chicago, 
1896-97, Re-appointed for 1897-98. 

Margaret Lynn, Sc. B., 

Instructor of English Language and Literature. 

Sc. B., Tarkio, 1889; Special Student Cornell University, 1892-93; Prof essor of 
Mathematics, Avalon College, 1893-94; Instructor of Eng-lish Laug-uage and Liter- 
ature, (in charge of department) Hasting-s Colleg-e, from 1895. 

Absent 07i leave. Resigned during year. 


William Henry Kkuse, A. B., 

JProfessor of Greek and German. 

A. B., University of Chicag-o, 1894; Scholar in Greek, ?lud., 1894-85; Fellow in 
Greek, /Vvt/., 1895-96; Instructor in Greek and German, Hasting-s Colleg-e, 1896-98. 
Professor of Greek and German from 1898. 

Rev. Edward Van Dyke Wight, A. M., 

F*rofessor of Biblical Instruction. 

A. B., Princeton University, 1892; A. M., t7Hc/., 1895; Student in Chicag-o Theo- 
logical Seminary, 1892-94; Student in Princeton Theolog-leal Seminary, 1894-95; 
Professor of Biblical Instruction, Hasting-s College, from 1897. 

Andrew Means Craig, Sc. B., 

Instructor of Physical and Biological Sciences. 

Sc. B., Illinois Colleg-e, 1889; Instructor in Natural Sciences, Hig-h School, 
Jacksonville, 111., 1889-91 ; Instructor in Natural Sciences, High School, Spring-- 
fleld. 111., 1891-92; Professor of Electrical Eng-ineering-, Western Normal, 1892-94; 
Instructor of Physical and Biolog-ical Sciences, Hastings Colleg-e from 1897. 

Benjamin Ludlow Brittin, 

Assistant in Mathematics. 

Mary Aberdeen Webber, 

Assistant in History and Civics. 

Margaret Elizabeth Haughawout, 

Stenography. Assistant in Mathematics. 

John Rees. Instrumental Music. 

Mrs. F. J. ScHAUFELBERGER. Vocal Music. 

Standing- Faculty Committees. 

Athletics— Filson, Crai^-. 

Discipline— Pattison, Filson. 

Examinations and Graduation— Moritz, Baughn. 

Library— Stine, Kruse, Craig-. 

Lectures and Rhetoric als— Baughn, Kruvse. 

Publication— Pattison, Moritz. 



Colleg-iate Department. 



Plane Trigonometry, Boivser^s Treatise *4 

General Chemistry .3 

Cicero's Cato Maior and Laelius, with Prose Composition 4 

tC. Selections from Xenophon and Herodotus with 

Prose Exercises 5 

JS. German Lessons 5 


Plane Trigonometry, Bowser's Treatise 4 

General and Analytic Chemistry 3 

Selections from Horace 4 

C. Lysias' Orations, Selected, with Prose Exercises 5 

S. German Lessons 5 


Surveying — With Field Practice 4 

Organic Chemistry 3 

Livy 4 

C. Pla to 's Apology and Phaedo 5 

S. German Storm's '^Tmmensee" with Prose Composition . .5 

Three Themes, one HivStorical, one Descriptive, and one Char- 
acter Sketch, will be required during- the 3^ear. 
Reading- — Selections from Macaiila}^ 

Mosses from an Old Manse or The House of Seven Gables. 
Romola or The Marble Faun. 

* Nu}nh£r of Recitations per xveek. 

t Classical Course. % Scientijic Course. 




Biblical Stndv 1 

Higher Algebra, C. Smith '« Treatise 4 

Biology 3 

Mediaeval European History 3 

C. Selections from Homer ' s' Iliad 4 

C. Greek Mythology 1 

S. German—Schiller's Wilhelm Tell, with Prose Composition .^ 


Biblical Study 1 

Coordinate Geometry - W. B. Smithes Coordinate Geometry . . .4 

Physiology — A dvanced Course 3 

Modern European History 3 

C. Selections from Homer's Odyssey 4 

C. Study in Greek Literature 1 

S. German — Goethe's Hermann and Dorothea, with Prose 

Composition 5 


Biblical Study 1 

Coordinate Geometry — Lectures with W. B. Smith's work for 

referen ce 4 

Physiology —Advanced Course 3 

Modern European History 3 

C. Selections from Greek Lyric Poets 4 

C. Study in Greek Literature 1 

S. German I^yric and Ballad Poetry, with I^ectures on Ger- 
man Literature 5 

Three Themes, one Philosoi3hical and two Critical will be re- 
quired during- the year. 

Readino-^The Autocrat at the Breakfast Table or Selections 
from Emerson's Essays. 

Walden or Confession of an English Opium-eater. 

Idylls of the King. 




Biblical Study 1 

i^irrsics -Mechanics and Sound 4 

American Constitutional History : . 4 

i?/3e^oric -Advanced Course 3 

C. Greek Drama — Selected 4 

S. Botany — Advanced Course 4 


Biblical Study 1 

Pi2j^sics— Heat and Lig-ht 4 

American Constitutional History 4 

Rhetoric — Advanced Course 3 

C. Greek Drama — Selected 4 

S. Zoology 4 


Biblical Study 1 

Physics -Mao-netism and Electricity 4 

Political Economy 4 

Study of the English Masterpieces 3 

C. Demosthenes' Oration on the Crown 4 

S. Zoo/o^j^— Advanced Course 4 

Three Orations will be required during- the year. 



Psychology 4 

Dynamical and Structural Geology 4 

^ s ^ro /J 0723 j^— Young's General Astronomy 1 

Studies in Tennyson and Wordsworth 2 

C. German Lessons, with Prose Composition 5 

S. Differential Calculus — Todhunter's Differential 5 


Logic 4 

Historical Geology 4 

Astronomy — Young's General Astronomy 1 

Studies in Shakespeare 2 

C. German Lessons, with Prose Composition 5 

S. Integral Ca7cwiws -Todhunter's Integral 5 



Modem Philosophy 4 

Petrology 4 

Astronomy — Young's General Astrononi}^ 1 

Studies in Shakespeare 2 

C. German — Storm's '^Immensee'' with Prose Composition. .^ 
S. Differential Equations— Osborne *s Diff\ Equs 5 

Three Orations will be required durino- the year. 

In courses of every departinent requiring- laboratory work two 
hours laboratory work will take the place of one recitation. 

Academic Department. 



Higher Arithmetic — Southworth's Essentials 5 

Latin— Coy^^ Lessons 5 

^/2^/is/2— Lock wood's Lessons 4 

Biblical Study 1 


Algebra — C. Smith's Elementary 5 

Latin — Coy's Lessons; Allen & Greenough's Grammar 5 

jE'/2^/is/2— Lockwood's Lessons 4 

Biblical Study 1 


Algebra — C. Smith's Elementar}^ 5 

Latin — Coy's Lessons 5 

^«^72s/2— Strang's Exercises 4 

Biblical Study 1 



Advanced Algebra — C. Smith's Eleiiientar}^ 2 

Latin- Ccesar^s Gallic War, Kelse}^, with Prose Conipositioii 5 

History of Ancient Monarchies 6ind Greece —yiyers and SheldoiiB 

English -Studies in Literature -Skinner 2 

P/jj^s/'cs Gage's Elements 4 


Advanced Algebra — C. Smith's Elementary 2 

Latin — Cicero's Orations, Allen & Greenoug-h, with Prose 

Composition 5 

History of Greece and Rome — Myers and Sheldon 3 

American Literature 2 

i^Ty^SiCS— Gage's Elements 4 


Advanced Algebra — C. Smith's Elementar^^ 2 

Latin — Cicero's Orations, Allen and Greenoiigh, 

with Prose Composition 5 

History of Rome— Myers and Sheldon 3 

A merican I^itera tiire 2 

Botany — Bessey's Briefer Course with Gra3's Manual 4 



Plane Geomeiry—J^e\ui\n and Smith 5 

Latin — Virgil's Aeneid, Greenough; Whiton's Virgiliana 

Auxilia; Wilkins' Roman Antiquities 4 

English Literature — Painter 2 

C. Greek Lessons — White's First Greek Book 5 

S. French Lessons — Edgren 5 


Plane Geometry — Beman and Smith 5 

Xa^i/i- Virgil's Aeneid, Greenough; Jones, Prose Exercises 4 

English Literature — Painter 2 

C. Greek Xes8o/iS— White's First Greek Book 5 

S. French Lessons— Edgren, Selections 5 


Solid Geometry — Benian and Smith 5 

Latin — Virgil's Aeneid, Greenough; Jones, Prose Exercises 4 

English Literature — Painter 2 

C. Greek — Xenophon's Anabasis, Harper and Wallace 5 

S. French — Selections 5 


Ititrodxictory Year. 


Arithmetic — Wentworlh's Practical 4 

Grammar — Reed and Kellooo- 4 

United States History 3 

Physiology — Martin's Human Body, Briefer Course 2 

Bookkeeping — Packard's New Manual 2 

Biblical Study 1 


Arithmetic — Wentworth's Practical 4 

Grammar — Keed and Kellog-g- 4 

llnited States History 3 

Physiology — Martin's Human Body, Briefer Course 2 

Bookkeeping — Packard's New Manual 2 

Biblical Study 1 


Arithmetic — Wentworth's Practical A ^ 

Grammar — Reed and Kellogg- 4 

Ci vies 3 

Physical Geography 2 

Z^ooif7i'eepi/i£*— Packard's New Manual 2 

Biblical Study 1 

Business Course. 


Arithmetic — Wentworth's Practical 4 

Grammar — Reed and Kellog-o- 4 

United States History 3 

Physiology — Martin's Human Body, Briefer Course 2 

Bookkeeping — Packard's New Manual 2 

Stenography 2 



Arithmetic — Wentworth's Practical 4 

Graninicir—Keed and Kellog-o- 4 

United Sta tes History ; 3 

Physiology — Martin's Human Bocl3% Briefer Course 2 

j5ooA'7veepi>jo-— Packard's New Manual 2 

Stenography 2 


Arithmetic — Wentworth's Practical 4 

Grammar— Keed and Kellogg* 4 

Civics 3 

Physical Geography 2 

Bookkeeping — Packard's New Manual 2 

Stenography 2 

Teacher'wS Course. 



Arithmetic — Wentworth's Practical 4 

Grammar — Reed and Kellooo' 4 

United States History 3 

Physiology — Martin's Human Body, Briefer Course 2 

Bookkeeping — Packard's New Manual 2 

Pedagogy 2 


Arithmetic — Wentworth's Practical 4 

Grammar — Reed and Kellog-g- 4 

United States History 3 

Physiology — Martin's Human Body, Briefer Course 2 

Bookkeeping — Packard's New Manual 2 

Pedagogy 2 



Arithmetic — Wentvvorth's Practical 4 

Granimar — Reed and Kellogg" 4 

Civics 3 

Physictil Geogrnphy 2 

Bookkeeping — Packard's New Manual 2 

Pechigogy 2 



Higher Arithmetic — Sonthwortli's Essentials 5 

Plane Geometry — Benian and Smith 5 

Physics— Gage's Element's 4 

£'/3^//s/i— Lockwood's Lessons 4 


Algebra— C. Smith's Elementar}^ 5 

Plane Geometry — Beman and Smith 5 

Physics -Gixge^ s Element's 4 

English — Lockwood's Lessons 4 


Algebra— C. Smith's Elementary 5 

Solid Geometry — Beman and Smith i 5 

B-otany— Bessey's Briefer Course with Gray's Manual 4 

English — Strang-'s Exercises 4 





The stud}^ of Hislor}^ is required of all students during- the First 
Year Normal, throughout the Middle Academic, Sophomore and 
Junior years. It will include the following- courses: 

(a) An Elementary course in American History and Civics. 

(b) General History with a special study of the Eastern Mon- 
archies, Greece and Rome. 

(c) Mediaeval and Modern European History. 

(d) American Constitutional Histor3^ and Political Economy. 

It is believed that these courses have been so arranged as to 
give the student an appreciation of the world's progress, to stimu- 
late him to make independent research and to intelligently take 
part in the solution of problems relating to our social, religious, 
educational, industrial and political life. 

The instruction in Philosophy will include the following- 
courses : 

(a) Psycholog}^ embracing a study of the science and me- 
thods of the subject, Knowled<^e, Feeling* and Will. 

(b) Logic, embracing- the study of the elements of formal 
logic and the application of logical principles to the solution of 
numerous problems. 

(c) Modern PhilOvSoph}^ from Descartes to Shopenhauer and 
Hart man. 

(d) Christian Ethics. 

A term of four hours a week during the Senior year is devoted 
to each of the courses designated b}^ the letters (a), (b) and (c.) The 
course in Christian E)thics is a one hour course throughout the 
Junior year. 

Partial list of Texts used in History :— Johnston's Histor}^ of 
the United States, Myers and Sheldon's General Histories, Oman's 
Histor}^ of Greece, Wilson's the State, Marshall's Fvconomics of 

Texts in Philosophy: — Dewey's Psychology, Jevons' Logic 
Gregory's Ethics, Bowen's Modern Philosoph}^ 




The work in this department is required of ever}^ reg'ular 
student. It is believed that an appreciation of the Bible as a 
literar}^ monument, a knowledoe of its history, a conception of its 
wonderful wisdom and philosophy, the effect of its influence upon 
literature, art, and civilization, is as essential to the highest cul- 
ture as the study of an}^ other subject. 

The course consists of four 3 ears work one hour per week of 
prog-ressive stud^^ Two years of this work is given in the Acad- 
em}^ in preparation for the work in the College. 



A 3^ear of introductory work is g'iven in English Graminar, for 
such students as are not prepared to enter the Academy and for 
students in first year of Normal course. The Acadeinic course 
beg"ins with a brief histor}^ of the language and the study of ele- 
mentary rhetoric, and a term of special work in the technicalities 
and idioms of the lang-uage. In connection with this Long-fellow's 
Evangeline, Tenn3^son's Enoch Arden, and Lowell's Vision of Sir 
Launfal will be studied next year. In the Middle year American 
Literature will be studied and required readings from American 
authors will serve as studies in literature and form a basis for 
work in language and coinposition also. In the Senior Academic 
3^ear the general history of English Literature will be studied, 
with specimens from valuable works. In each term of each 3^ear 
at least two specified exercises in composition are called for and 
such incidental work as is valuable in connection with the stud}^ 

In the College the English work for the Freshman and Sopho- 
more 3^ears consists in one theme each term upon subjects sug- 
gested b3^ required readings, as indicated in the printed outline of 
the course. The first two terms of the Junior year is given to ad- 
vanced stud3^ in Rhetoric, the last term to criticism of special 
forms of literature. The Senior year will be occupied with studies 
from Wordsworth, Tennyson and Shakesx3eare. 

The aim of the course, as an English course, is to give a prac- 
tical knowledge of the language, with the ability to use it readil3^ 
and correctl3". In accomplishing* this the best literature is made 
use of, as far as is possible. It is also hoped that the students will 
acquire not onl3^ a knowledge of the history of literature, but also 
an understanding and appreciation of its meaning and value, and 
the power to adapt the best in it to their own use. 



Ever}^ student is required to participate in the rhetorical exer- 
cises of his respective class, unless he has been excused by the 
Facult}^ for some special and sufficient reason. For the 3^ear 1898- 
99, the required rhetorical work is as follows: 

All classes below the Senior Academic — Declamations, 

Senior Academic, Freshman and Sophomore classes — Essays, 

Junior and Senior classes— Orations. 



The end soug-ht for in the Latin course is a thorouo^h knowl- 
edg-e of the structure of the lang-uag-e, a close acquaintance with 
the period of Roman history including- the last years of the Re- 
public and the first of the Eiupire; and a realization of the influ- 
ence of Roman law, language and government upon succeeding- 
civilization. Prose composition is taught in connection with 
Caesar's Gallic War, and Cicero's Orations and Cato Maior. The 
study of Roman antiquities is taken up in connection with Virgil 
and Roman literature with the study of Horace. 



The Greek course is planned to give the student a sympathetic 
understanding of the masters of Greek literature through the 
mediuin in which they wrote, and to inspire him with an appre- 
ciative love for Greek art and life. 

The first two years are devoted to a thorough mastery of Attic 
prose, *'as an instruinent for training* the mind to habits of intel- 
lectual conscientiousness, patience, discrimination, accurac}^ and 
thoroughness, — in a word, to habits of clear and sound thinking." 
This aim is attained by careful drill in the fundamentals of inflec- 
tion and syntax, by the acquisition of a ready vocabulary of most 
common words, by systematic composition work, and sight read- 
ing*. An important element also in the first two year's work is the 
translation of Greek authors into good idiomatic English. 

The ultimate end, however, in the study of Greek is not so 
much facility in translating* as a direct comprehension and appre- 
ciation of the most logical and delicate of languages. It is for 
this reason that the reading of Homer is deferred until the student 


has been thorouoiil^- o-rounded in the uses of Attic prose and is 
able to appreciate the g-reat Epics as literature. After Homer, 
selections from the Greek lyric poets are read, with careful atten- 
tion to the artistic structure of Greek lyric poetr}^ The Senior 
5^ear is devoted to the study of the Greek Drama and Demos- 
thenes' Orations. 

Ever}^ effort will be made throughout the course, by lectures 
and informal talks by the instructor and supplementary readino- 
on the part of the student, to interpret each work of literature in 
its historical setting by focusing- upon it the light of contempor- 
ar}^ political, intellectual and moral movements. 



In the teaching of German no one inethod is pursued to the 
exclusion of every other. The aim is rather to combine the g'ood 
features of all. The first few months are devoted to thorough 
drill in correct pronunciation and systematic grammar study 
with accompanying practical exercises in colloquial German, 
calculated to give the student a knowledge of German idioms and 
an insight into the peculiarities of German structure. 

The reading of German in the classroom, with careful atten- 
tion to pronunciation and expression is continued throughout the 
course. While considerable time is given to conversational exer- 
cises to enable the student to express himself in German without 
hesitation, the course has for its ultimate end a reading- knowledge 
of ordinary inodern German and an appreciation of the inaster- 
pieces of its literature. 



The object in this department is to give training- in sj^stematic 
investigation of the phenomena of nature and to develop the 
mental faculties on the lines of scientific reasoning. Laboratory 
Avork is required in all branches. 


An elementar}^ course in Physiology is given in the first pre- 
paratory year. An elementary course in Botany is given in the 
Middle Academic year, in which attention is given chiefly to gross 
anatomy and physiolog-y of flowering plants and the preparation 
of an herbarium. 


A general course in Biology is given for all Sophomore 
students in the fall term, followed b3^ advanced work in Physio- 
logy throughout the remainder of the year. The Scientific 
students supplement this with microscopic Botan}^ in the fall 
term of the Junior year, followed bj^ Zoology through the remain- 
der of the 3^ear. 


During the Freshman ^ear a thorough foundation is laid in 
g-eneral Chemistry, supplemented by an introduction to Analytic 
and Organic Chemistry. 


The Academic course in Physics is chiefl}^ experimental, and 
introduces the student to a study of natural phenomena. A more 
advanced course is given throughout the Junior Year of the Col- 
legiate department. Here the student enters into a more exhaus- 
tive study of the philosophy of phenoinena, and the discussions 
are accompanied by special laboratory work. 


The study of Geology is pursued throughout the Senior 3^ear. 
Individual investigation on the part of the student is encouraged, 
and opportunity offered in the museum and laboratory for special 
practical stud}^ of minerals and fossils. 



The aim of this department is to present Mathematics in a 
form sufficientl3^ complete to accomplish each of three ends:— ^ 
1. — To train the student's power of application and concentration 
of mind and to assist him in forming habits of logical and consis- 
tent reasoning; 2. — To lead the student to an accurate knowledge 
of such mathematical principles as may be involved in an^^ of the 
other branches of his college work; 3. — To offer a scope of work 
sufficiently extensive to bring* out special students in Mathe- 
matics, and to furnish them with an opportunity to prepare them- 
selves for higher branches of the science. 

1 a. — Arithmetic — Notation, numeration, fundamental opera- 
tions, common fractions, decimals, divisors and multiples, denom- 
inate numbers. 


lb. — Arithmetic — Profit and loss, commission, commercial 
discount, insurance, taxes, duties, interest, partial pa3^ments, exact 
interest, annual interest, compound interest, stocks and bonds. 
Prerequisite 1 a. 

1 c— Arithmetic — Proportion, mensuration, powers, roots, 
metric measures. Prerequisite 1 a. 

2.— Hio-her Arithmetic — Especiall}^ designed as a review 
course for teachers, and those who expect to take up the Alo-ebra. 
Prerequisites, 1 a, 1 b, 1 c. 

3 a. — Elementar}^ Alo-ebra— Notation, fundamental operations, 
simple equations, simultaneous equations of the first degree, solu- 
tion of problems. Prerequisites, 1 a, 1 b, 1 c. 

3 b. — Elementar}^ Algebra — Factoring*, highest common factors, 
least common multiples, fractions, equations with fractions. Pre- 
requisites, 1 a, 1 b, 1 c, 3 a. 

4 a. — Advanced Algebra — Quadratic equations, equations of 
higher degree. 

4 b. — Advanced Algebra — Involution, evolution, fractional ex- 
ponents, surds, complex quantities. 

4 c. — Advanced Algebra — Ratio, proportion, progressions. 

5 a. — Plane Geometry — Geometrical conceptions, axioms, pos- 
tulates, the straight line, the circle. Prerequisites, 1 a, 1 b, 1 c. 

5 b. — Plane Geometr}^ — Theory of proportion, similar polygons 
areas of pol3^gons and circles, constructions. Prerequisites, 1 a, 
1 b, 1 c, 3 a, 5 a. 

6 a. — Solid GeometT}^ — Lines and planes in space, polyhedra, 
C3dinders, cones, the sphere. Prerequisites, 1 a, 1 b, 1 c, 3 a, 3 b, 
5 a, 5 b. 

7 a. — Plane Trigonometry — Measurement of angles, trigono- 
metric functions and their relations, use of logarithmic and trig*- 
onometric tables, the solution of plane triangles. Prerequisites — 
All the preceding except 4 a, 4 b, 4 c, 6 a. 

7 b. — Plane Trigonornetr}^ — Solution of trigonometric equa- 
tions, construction of logarithmic and trigonoinetric tables, 
trigonometric series. Prerequisites — All the preceding. 

8 a. — Surve^^ng- — Chain surve34ng-, transit surve3dng-, g-overn- 
ment surve3^s, levelling-, railway curves, construction of plats, 
profiles and topographical inaps. Prerequisites — All the preced- 
ing except 4 a, 4 b, 4 c, 6 a, 7 b. 

9 a.— Higher Algebra— Scales of notation, permutations and 
combinations, binomial theorem, multinomial theorein, continued 
fractions, summation of series. Prerequisites— All the preceding- 
except 6 a, 8 a. 

10 a. — Coordinate Geometr3^ — Determinants, the point, the right 
line, and groups of rig*ht lines in bilinear, polar and triangular 


coordinates, cross-ratios and harinonic properties. Prerequisites 
— All the preceding- except 6 a, 8 a, 9 a. 

10 b.— Coordinate Geometry — The circle, parabola, ellipse and 
h^^perbola, in bilinear and triangular coordinates, the conic in 
general, the abridged notation, elements of coordinate geoinetry 
of three dimensions. Prerequisites — All the preceding except 8 a. 

11 a. — Differential Calculus — Differentiation, partial, succes- 
sive, total; expansion of functions of one or more variables, 
maxiina and minima values of one or more variables, applications 
to geometry, tracing of curves. Prerequisites — All the preceding- 
except 6 a, 8 a. 

11 b. — Integral Calculus— Integration simple and double, re- 
duction formulae, lengths, areas and volumes. Prerequisites — 
All the preceding- except 8 a. 

11 c. — Differential Equations — Solution of ordinary and partial 
differential equations. Prerequisites — All the preceding-. 



1 a.— General Astronom3\— Practical stud}^ of the heavens 
throughout the year, determination of the position of the planets 
from their elements, a study of the theories and inethods of 
inodern astronomy. Prerequisites — Ph3^sics, chemistry, all the 
mathematics except 11 a, 11 b, 11 c. 


In view of the fact that many of our students are looking- for- 
ward to the profession of teaching- and a still larger number of 
students all through Central and Western Nebraska would appre- 
ciate the advantages of a school where they mig-ht take a 
thorough course in the science and art of teaching", we have ar- 
ranged to offer a course in Pedagogy, commencing with the Fall 
term of 1898. 

Special circulars will be sent on application and the character 
of the work fully explained. But anyone coming without previous 
correspondence will be fully satisfied that the work done in mental 
science as a basis for this work is thorough and that the practical 
application of the g-eneral theory of inethod through th^ work 
presented in intermediate and primar}^ methods, busj^ work, kin- 
derg'arten instruction and school government are just what every 
true teacher must know to succeed. 



The demands for a complete business course have prompted 
us to add to the work offered in bookkeeping-, arithmetic, g-rammar, 
histor3% civics and physiology a coinplete course in stenography. 
This can be taken at Hastings College free of charge b}^ regular 


The advantages in Music offered b3^ the Colleg-e meet the de- 
mand for better and more extended facilities in a musical educa- 
tion. Thorough and exhaustive courses will be given on piano, 
organ, pipe organ, violin and in voice culture. In a city the size 
of Hastings musical students have the advantag-es of such inspir- 
ation as comes from hearing the best talent, from musical org-an- 
izations and from ensemble pla3dng. Pianos and a pipe organ 
are for rent for practice. 



There are three departments in each of which are offered two 
courses, besides the Introductory and Business covirses. 

I.—Colleginte Department. 

a. The Classical Course which consists of the usual four 
years course of study. 

b. The Scientific Course requiring- the same time as the clas- 
sical but offering German, Science and Mathematics instead of 

II.— The Academic Department. 

Designed especially for students preparing- for College, offers 
three year's work, viz: the Junior, Middle and Senior, in each of two 

a. Classical Course, requiring- Greek in the Senior year. 

b. Scientific Course, requiring French in the Senior 3^ear. 

///. — Normal Department. 

a. First Year Course, designed to prepare teachers for the 
second grade teacher's certificate requireinents in Nebraska. 


b. Second Year Course, desig-ned to fuU}^ prepare teachers 
for the first grade teacher's certificate requirements in Nebraska. 

IV. Other Courses. 

a. Introductory Course. This course is for 3^ounger students 
who are not quite prepared to enter the Junior Academic year of 
the Academy and for such other students as have been out of 
school for so long that a review of the common branches is 

b. Business Course. This course is for students not prepar- 
ing- to teach, whose education must be limited to a year or less. 
Bookkeeping and Stenography are the special features of this 


Students may be admitted to the Freshman class b}^ present- 
ing a certificate of graduation from the Academy, by passing an 
examination in the studies of the corresponding- Academic course 
or by furnishing credentials for such work from any high school 
whose name is on the accredited list of the State Superintendent. 

Those who wish to enter any class in the Academic or Normal 
departments will be required to pass an examination, or present 
such other evidence as will satisfy the Faculty of their ability to 
carry on the work desired. Testimonials from former teachers 
will always be given due credit and should be presented when 


Entrance examinations in all Academic branches will be held 
in Room 3 of McCormick Hall on September 13th and 14th, accord- 
ing to the following schedule: 

8:00 A. M.— English and History. 
10:00 A. M. — Latin, French and Greek. 
1:30 P. M.- Mathematics. 
3:30 P. M.— Science. 


Students may be admitted conditionally to the various college 
classes, provided the work with which they are credited does not 
differ from the work in the course preceding the year they wish to 
enter, by more than the following number of *units: 

* A unit of work is the work necessary tor one recitation a week throughout a 
term; e. g". a study reciting- five times a week throughout one term is equivalent to 
five units of work. The terms varj^ somewhat in leng"th, but twelve weeks may be 
considered an averag-e term. 


For admission to the Freshman class. . . .20 units. 
For admission to the Sophomore class. . .15 units. 

For admission to the Junior class 10 units. 

For admission to the Senior class 5 units. 


At the beginnino- of each term, each student is required to 
register for the studies which he expects to pursue during the 
term. All registrations for irregular courses, or for more or less 
than the usual amount of work, are subject to the revision or ap- 
proval of the Faculty. Permission to abandon a course which has 
been commenced, or to take up a course after it has been begun, 
must be obtained from the Faculty. 


Regular attendance at chapel and at everj^ recitation of the 
classes for which the student has registered is expected of every 
student whether College, Academic, Normal or Business. Students 
in the lower classes inust give in writing reasons for neces- 
sar}^ absences from recitations, and in case the excuse is ap- 
proved, will be required to make up the work thus missed, in a 
manner satisfactor3^ to the instructor in charge. 

Students of the College classes need not present excuses for 
absences, but should the number of absences in any study exceed 
10 per cent of the total number of recitations in that stud}^ during 
the term, additional work equivalent to one-fifth of the units which 
that study represents, will be required before the work for the 
term will be coinplete. An additional one-fifth will be required 
for absences from every additional 10 per cent of recitations. 


Owing to the severity of foot ball as it is now pla3^ed, the 
Facult}^ of Hastings College is unwilling to assume responsibilit)^ 
for the game. No student of Hastings College will hereafter be 
allowed to take part in the game unless he has filed with the Sec- 
retary of the Faculty a written request from his parent or guar- 
dian and satisfies the Faculty of his physical condition by 
securing a medical certificate froin our duly appointed medical 
examiner. He inust also take regular and systematic training be- 
fore entering any contest and maintain at least a fair standing in 
his regular college classes. 


Regular examinations will be held at the end of each term in 
such classes as have been scheduled during the term. Special 



1. — South Hall. 3. — Interior View of Library. 

2.— Interior View of Museum. 4. — McCormick Hall. 


exaiiii nations to complete back work or to assist delinquent 
students may be arranged for at any time, but a special fee of $1.00 
will be charoed for every such examination. The proceeds from 
special examinations will be used for the equipment of the depart- 
ment in which the examination is taken. No fee will be charged 
for regular or entrance examinations. 


Students may learn of their standing- at any time b3^ inquiring 
of the instructors or professors in charge. Students failing* in any 
stud)^ will be notified at once, and the report of such failures will 
be sent to their resi3ective parents or guardians at the close of 
each term. The term registration cards, containing a record of the 
grades for the term, will be furnished by the Secretary of the 
Faculty after the close of each term to those who apply for them. 
Term reports will be sent to parents upon request. 


Tuition for Fall term, $8.00; for the Winter and Spring terms, 
$0.00 each. Students for the ministr^^ will not be charged tuition, 
but the}' niay be required to render services to the amount of 
tuition or pay tuition if boarding out of the Hall and not at home. 
Children of ministers pa^^ one-half the regular tuition. An inci- 
dental fee of $2.00 per term, and a library fee of 25c per term will 
be charged each student. A diploma fee of $5.00 is required upon 
g-raduation from the College. Lessons in music, per term of 
twent}^ lessons, $20.00. Room rent for young ladies in furnished 
rooms, including heating, $9.00 per term for Fall and Winter, and 
$7.00 for the Spring* term. Two ladies are expected to occup}^ the 
same room. An additional fee of $5.00 per term will be charged 
where young ladies room alone from choice. The rooms in 
Ladies' Hall are furnished with all necessaries except bed cloth- 
ing*, pillows and towels. Young men can secure furnished rooms 
in private houses near the campus at 50c* to $1.00 per week. Un- 
furnisned rooms may be secured from 25c per week up. Board is 
furnished at Ladies' Hall at $2.00 per week to ladies and gentlemen. 
For use of piano, $1.00 per month for one hour a day; $1.50 for two 
hours. A moderate laborator}^ fee will be charged, also a deposit 
of $1.00 to cover breakage, all or part of which will be returned in 
case actual cost of the articles broken does not equal this amount. 

All college fees are payable during* the first and second week's 
of each term. No money paid on term bills will be refunded, ex- 
cept in cases of sickness extending over periods of half a term or 
longer, and in no case will any part of the incidental fee be re- 


It will be found by a comparison of expenses that the advan- 
tages in board and rooms, with the small tuition fees make the 
expenses to the students less than at institutions where there are 
no tuition fees. 

See Industrial Department, page 34. 


The Schaff Prize of fifteen dollars, yielded by an endowment 
g-iven for the purpose by the Rev. D. SchYey vSchaff, will be 
awarded to that member of the Junior class who writes the best 
essay during the 3^ear. 

The Hemingway Prize, given by the Rev. G. H. Hemingway, 
D. D., consists of fifteen dollars, ten of which is to go to the first, 
and five to the second winner in an oratorical contest open to 
members of the Sophomore class. 

The Leeper Prize is open to all students of the college classes. 
It consists of two gold medals offered each 3^ear by the Rev. J. L. 
Leeper^ D. D., to the winners in an extemporaneous debate. 

The conditions g-overning contestants for these prizes will be 
announced at the beginning* of each year. 


A certificate of graduation will be given to those who have 
satisfactorily pursued the studies of the Academic Course. This 
certificate will admit the holder to College classes without further 

Those who have completed the Classical course of the College, 
will be granted the degree of B. A.; those who have completed the 
Scientific Course, the degree of B. S. 

Honorary degrees have at times been granted to persons 
whose claiin to recognition is unquestioned. A recent action of 
the Board of Trustees limits the number of honorary degrees that 
ina}^ be granted, to 10 per cent, of the number of degrees issued in 
course by the College. 


Graduates of this College or of other colleges whose standing- 
is recognized by the Faculty, ma}^ obtain the Master's degree, cor- 
responding to their Bachelor's degree already taken, on the fol- 
lowing conditions: 


The equivalent of one full year's work must be done b}^ the 
applicant alono- one or two approved lines of study. The course 
of advanced stud^^ will be outlined b}^ the department in which 
the work is done and must be approved by the Faculty. 

In case of non-residents, at least three 3 ears of stud}^ will be 
required, the applicant being- expected to give at least one-third of 
his time to the work. 

The above time requirements are necessary not sufficient con- 
ditions, and shall in no case be construed to mean that a long-er 
course of preparation ma}^ not be necessary in many cases. 

No reg"ular class-room courses in graduate Avork can be given 
at the present time, but resident students will be required to ar- 
range for fortnightly conferences with the professor under whose 
direction the work is taken. In the case of non-residents, monthly 
conferences either in person or by correspondence must be ar- 
rang^ed for. 

Resident students will be required to pass quarterly examina- 
tions on the subjects pursued, while non-resident students will be 
required to take a yearly examination, all such examinations to be 
held at the Colleg-e. 

A thesis g-iving- satisfactory evidence of mastery and scholarly 
attainment in some branch of the line of studies pursued, must be 
presented. Such thesis need not necessarily be a new contribu- 
tion to the stock of knowledge on that subject. If the thesis is 
accepted, the candidate may present himself for final examination 
on the line of stud}^ pursued. The examinations will not neces- 
saril}^ be confined to the prescribed reading-. 

There will be no tuition but a fee of $L00 will be charged for 
each conference, whether in person or by correspondence. Two 
copies of the thesis (type written or library hand) together with a 
diploma fee of $10 will be required of each successful candidate. 


The hig-h character of the work done in all departments of the 
College has for years been recognized by various educators in the 
State. Superintendents have frequently accepted the work done 
by students at Hastings College in the place of the examinations 
for certificates. Supt. Richard D. Moritz of Adams County and 
Supt. C. H. Churchill of Boone County, authorize us to state that 
they will not require an examination for a certificate on subjects 
which students have pursued at Hasting-s College, and in which 
they have passed the final exainination with a hig-h g-rade. An 
effort will be made to secure a similar recog-nition of the work 
done here, b}^ other superintendents in the State. 




Hastings Colleo-e was opened for the work of instruction in 
September 1882. It is under the control of the Synod of Nebraska, 
and was for twelve years under the care of the Board of Aid for 
Colleo-es. With the beg'inning- of July 1897 it severed its relation 
with the Board of Aid for Colleges and secured that freedom, 
which all colleges that hope to realize a broad degree of useful- 
ness must have. In taking- this step it was not unmindful of the 
benefits received through our College Board and the responsi- 
bility which that very freedom imposed, but hoped under the 
blessings of God and the encouragement of His people to realize 
the ends for which it was founded and has been maintained. Its 
experience has justified the step taken. 


A glance at the map will show at once the advantage which 
Hastings has geographicall}^ as a site for an educational center. 
From here railroads reach out in ten different directions, making- 
Hastings College easily accessible to nearly all portions of the 
State. If a line were drawn north and south through Nebraska, 
having- to the east of it all the other educational institutions of 
the State which do full college work, there would be left to the 
west of that line three-fourths of the territory of the State, and 
according to the last census about one-half of the population of 
the State, with Hastings College as the only college. Hastings 
College is a strategic center for Christian activity and influence in 
the West. 


The College has enrolled over eighteen hundred students. 
The}^ have come from fourteen different states, from sixt\ -five 
different counties in Nebraska, from more than two hundred diff- 
erent towns and communities. Over one hundred have become 
Christians after coming to College. Eight are now regular or- 
dained ministers. Eighteen of the students of this 3^ear have the 
ministry in view, and nearl}^ as many more, who have attended 
Hastings Colleg*e recently, are preparing for the ministr3\ Seven 
have gone to foreign missionar}^ fields and others are in prepara- 
tion for that service. After June 15, 1898, fifty-two will have been 
graduated from the Collegiate department. Of these students 


many are occup3diio- re^sponsible positions. One has been State 
Sn4)erintendent of Public Instruction. Two occupy chairs in 
their Ahna Mater. One is instructor in Highland University. 
Two have been awarded fellowships in the University of Chicag"o. 
One fills a vacanc}^ in Drur}' College. 


The College has two commodious buildings, with a beautiful 
campus of twent3^-three acres. McCormick Hall is named in 
honor of the lamented C3^rus H. McCormick Sr., of Chicago. A 
cut of this building is shown on page twenty-four. In this build- 
ing are the recitation rooms for Mathematics, Natural and 
Ph3^sical Sciences, Latin, Greek and German, the chapel, the 
library, the physical and chemical laboratories and the museum 
containing* specimens in Mineralogy, Zoology and Botany. 

South Hall, a four-story building-, a cut of which is given on 
page twent5^-four, contains on the first floor the accommodations 
of the boarding- department, including- waiting room, spacious 
dining room, kitchen and rooms for the Superintendent of the In- 
dustrial department and his family. Good board is furnished 
here to all students at two dollars per week. On the second floor 
are the librar3^ President's office and recitation rooms for Depart- 
ments of History and Philosophy, English Language and Litera- 
ture, and Pedagogy and Biblical Instruction. On the other two 
floors are pleasant rooms for fifty 3^oung ladies, parlors and Y. W. 
C. A. rooms. The entire building- is heated by steam and fur- 
nished with cit}^ water. Dr. Ray, the secretary of the Board of 
Aid for Colleges, pronounced it a better equipped building of its 
kind than any connected with a College under the care of the 
Board of Aid. The j^oung ladies who room in this building- are 
under the care of the Preceptress, who uses every influence to 
make their college life profitable and comfortable. 


The College Museum is receiving- from time to time valuable 
additions, and already contains many well chosen specimens 
illustrating every department of science. The collection of rocks, 
minerals and fossils has been gathered from more than sixteen 
states and territories, and several foreign countries, and illustrates 
a wide range of subjects in Geology, Mineralogy and Paleontol- 
og3^ The department of Zoolog-y is particularly well represented 
b3^ two large cases of Nebraska birdS; several mounted specimens 
representing- other orders, and a large number of marine and fresh 
water shells and corals. 


The department of Botany is represented by an Herbarium of 
about 2500 plants representing about 1900 species. These plan^ 
have been received from nineteen states and territories, and also 
Canada, Mexico and Eng-land, thus furnishing- opportunity^ for the 
stud}" and comparison of plants from a wide o'eographical range. 

There are besides, a larg-e number of Marine Alg-ae from the 
Atlantic coast, and other specimens illustratino- Cryptogamic 
Botany. The cases containing- these plants are open for examina- 
tion, comparison and stud}^, while a sjjecial case of Nebraska 
plants is provided for those studying- the flora in the vicinit}^ of 


The College Laboratories are supplied with necessary appara- 
tus and material for all the science courses, and is constantly 
being- replenished and increased. In so far as it is practicable 
students in all laborator}^ work are required to perform experi- 
ments for themselves, under the constant supervision of the 
instructor in charge. For the use of apparatus and materials 
consumed, each member of every class having- special laboratory 
practice, is required to pay a small laborator}^ fee, and to make a 
small temporary deposit to cover breakag-e. 


The librarj^ now numbers about 3500 volumes and a fund is 
being- created that will enable the various departments to add 
from time to tiine such new books as are necessary for reference 
and research. Donations in books or cash for books will be very 
acceptable. An especial effort will be made to add to the collec- 
tions bearing upon Ainerican and English Literature and History. 

A small library fee of 25c per term is charg-ed, part of which 
is expended in the purchase of magazines and periodicals, which 
are kept on file in the reading- room for the use of students and 
Faculty and the balance is added to the general library fund. 

Plans for g-iving^ the librar}^ a new and permanent home in the 
south hall were completed last summer. It is now regarded as 
one of the best libraries in the State, and its value will be realized 
more and more b}^ those who enjoy its privileges. 


There are two monthl}^ publications; ^'The CoUeg-ian'' pub- 
lished by a stock company composed of students, and '^The 
Outlook" published by the President for the express purpose of 


iiiforinino- friends of the College of the progress of the work and 
the iiiiniediate needs of the College. 


There will be, aside from the lectures delivered on required 
subjects, a course of g-eneral lectures by members of the 
regular Faculty. Other lecturers will be secured from time to 
time. All g-eneral lectures are free to students and to the public. 


The Whittiereati Literary Society, organized in 1885, and the 
Pestalozzian organized in 1897, admit to their membership both 
ladies and gentlemen. They offer their members excellent oppor- 
tunities for training in debates, oratory and composition, which 
no student can afford to neglect. The former meets every Satur- 
day evening, and the latter every Monday evening. 

The Hastings College Athletic Association is an association 
of students for the organization and training* of teams in the 
various student sports in their season^ and for arrang-ing match 
g*aines, tournaments, etc. 

The Hastings College Alumni Associeition is composed of 
the graduates of the College, and has for its object the perpetua- 
tion of good fellowship ainong its members and the advancement 
of the interests of its Alma Mater. 

The Collegian Stock Company is an organization controlling- 
the management of the Collegian. 

The Young Men's and Young Women's Christian Associa- 
tions are two active students' organizations, doing general as well 
as specific Christian work in College. They hold separate meet- 
ings on Wednesdays and weekly joint meeting's on Saturdays. 
They also carry on Special Bible and Missionary training- classes. 

The First Presbyterian Church of Hastings has the finest 
Presbyterian Church building- in Nebraska. While all the 
churches of Hastings extend a hearty welcome to the students of 
dilTerent denominations, unusual advantag*es are offered for those 
of Presb3^terian preferences. 


There is at present an endowment of $15,000 part of which is 
non-productive. The tuition fees aggregate to about one-half of 
the current expenses. It is easily seen that until the endowment is 
increased the College must depend upon gifts for a larg-e portion 



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First Presbyterian Church of Hastings, Neb. 


of its running- expenses. Our itiiinediate and urgent need is an 
endowment of $100,000. Friends of hig-her education in general 
and of Christian education in particular should awaken to their 
responsibility, or rather realize their opportunit3^ in supporting* 
and endowing Hasting's College. Established at the verj^ fron- 
tier, Hastings Colleg'e is better fitted than an3^ other institution to 
train for the regions west of it, teachers and ministers, to raise up 
missionaries for the home as well as for the foreign field. It is a 
home missionar}^ college, building for Christ in Central and 
Western Nebraska. 

The following form of bequest may be used by the friends of 
Christian education who can and w^ill come to our relief. 


I bequeath to Hasting-s College, located at Hasting-s, Nebras- 
ka, the sum of dollars. 


In presence of 



The continued and steadfast loyaltj^ of friends has found ex- 
pression in many and substantial gifts during the past year. 

It is with thankful hearts that we record the fact that more 
than $1600 have been given toward current expenses and about 
$1400 toward the payment of the farm that was purchased to aid 
3^oung- ladies and gentlemen who desired the advantages of our 
Industrial Department. Besides these splendid gifts in money 
we do not forget to mention seeds and farm implements and 
especially the fine assortment of nurser^^ stock from Mr. E. J. 
Stephens of the Crete Nursery this state. 

We wish that w^e were able to mention in this connection each 
individual gift and giver. Not less than 300 friends have been 
enrolled among the givers the past year. This large number of 
supporters and co-workers with us in the effort to establish a 
g-reat Christian educational institution in a field where its work 
will tell for most is a cause of great encouragement to us. 


The Boarding Hall at which board is furnished to students 
at $2 per week. 


The Professional Bureau, which will make syvSteniatic efforts 
to place into positions such students as desire professioiuil work 
and are well equipped for it. 

The Industrial Department. 

The organization of an industrial departinent is not wholl}^ a 
new departure. Some other colleg-es have made more or less pro- 
vision for assisting- 3^ouno- ladies and gentlemen to secure a 
Christian education but onl}' one other college in the United 
States has inade so ample provision for furnishing- self-help to 
students as Hastings College. Worthy and efficient students will 
be provided sufficient emplojinent to meet all the expenses of 
their board without interfering- with their colleg-e duties. No as- 
sistance will be g-iven for meeting other expenses than the board. 
Since the expenses at Hastings College are so very low, and aside 
from board need not exceed $50 to $75 a year, this provision will 
undoubtedly enable many of the noblest and most promising 
young- ladies and g-eritleinen to secure a colleg"e education. 
Those who desire the advantag-e of this department should w^rite 
President Salem G. Pattison, stating- their desires and asking- for 
Circulars I and II. Circular No. I will explain more full}^ the 
plan of the Industrial Department and Circular No. II is in the 
form of a contract to be signed by all students admitted to the 
privileges of this department. 


While the Colleg^e is unsectarian in its training", its influence 
is positively Christian. The professors are characterized b}^ firm 
Christian character and active Christian influence, as well as by 
a broad and thorough scholarship. Moral and religious culture 
are recognized as essential to the highest development of fidl 
manhood and womanhood. Divine worship is regarded as a 
necessity in the normal life. Chape^l services, therefore, are a part 
of the regular daily exercise which each student is required to 
attend. There are reg'ular mid-week prayer meetings for the 
young- men and women held b}^ the Y. M. C. A. and Y. W. C. A. 
respectivel}^ To these all students are cordially welcomed. 
There is also a joint prayer ineeting- of Faculty and students on 
Saturdays instead of the reg-ular chapel services. Many students 
have been converted as a result of the influence exercised at these 
meetings. There is a S3^stematic course of Biblical instruction 
which all regular students are required to take. It is required 
upon the ground that other subjects are required, a knowledge of 
the Bible, its history, its philosophy, its literature, being- consider- 
ed essential to a broad culture. Students are also expected to 


attend public worship either Sal)l)ath niorniug" or evenino- at soiiie 
one of the churchev^ of the cit}^ Each of the churches conducts a 
Sabbath school at which the students will receive a cordial wel- 


The Faculty as j^et do not know of an}^ reason for departing- 
froni the known principles on which the}^ have hitherto endeavor- 
ed to act in the g-overnnient and discipline of this institution. 
That principle has been fully set forth in former catalogues. 
Brietl}" stated it is this: Wherever possible, the good sense and 
right intention of the students will be relied upon to secure cor- 
rect conduct without any interference. With a few exceptions, 
those who have been connected with the institution have proved 
themselves worthy of this trust, and the Facult}^ are both grateful 
and proud to say that the public spirit of the students has been 
one of the most effectual agencies in securing* order. They hope 
that in the future, still more than in the past, the relations of 
teachers and pupils will be marked b}^ friendliness and S3^m- 
pathy. It is their earnest desire to help the students, not merely 
as teachers, but also as friends, and nothing* could be more dis- 
tasteful to them than to assume the attitude of overseer or judge. 

Ever}^ student is expected to be diligent in study, and to de- 
port himself in a gentlemanly manner, both in College and in the 
communit}^ When the Faculty are satisfied that a student is not 
fulfilling- these expectations, his parent or guardian will be noti- 
fied of the fact, and then, if there be no reformation, his removal 
will be requested. Each college class is in charge of some mem- 
ber of the Faculty, who is the class officer and keeps a record of 
attendance upon college duties. 

The Facult}^ feel it their right and duty to sever the relation 
between the College and any student, whenever in their opinion it 
becomes necessary, for the best interest either of the student or 
the College. The only true libert3^ is the liberty to do what is 
right. Whenever a student's action injures the College or his 
fellow students, it is necessary that he should reform or sever his 
connection with the institution. 





Class of 1898. 

Brittin, Benjamin Ludlow, cl Wood River. 

Chapman, William H., sc Hasting-vS. 

Heiler, Henry Harrison, sc '* 

Montgomery, Harriet B., ph York. 

*Moritz, Richard D., sc Hastings. 

Class of 1899. 

Brown, James Bedford, cl Hastings. 

Brouillette, Ernest Moor, cl Kenesaw. 

Bushnell, Edward Rogers, cl Hastings. 

Chadwick, Charles Edward, sc '^ 

Cooke, Clarence M., cl Hebron. 

Evans, Alonzo J., cl Corwenton, Md. 

Stichter, Wilson French, cl Hastings. 

Class of 1900. 

Bail}^ Joseph, cl Hastings. 

Burden, Charles Earnest, cl '' 

Haughawout, Margaret Elizabeth, cl Fairmont. 

Heartwell, Julia Maria, cl Hastings. 

Jones, Arthur Howard, sc ^^ 

Jones, Margaret Jane, cl Kenesaw. 

Kelsey, Fenton Pearl, cl Hastings. 

Kinnan, Marie, sc '* 

Lewis, David John, cl Trumbull. 

Montgomery, Urdell, cl Hastings. 

Smith, R. Melvin, cl Prairie View, Kan. 

Stein, Charles, cl Hastings. 

Webber, Mary Aberdeen, cl Clay Centre. 

Wigton, Harrison A., cl Omaha. 

Class of 1901. 

Baily, Mabel, cl Hastings. 

Baker, Waldorf A., sc ; '' 

Ball, Edna, sc '' 

Bell, J. Hays, sc Chamj)ion. 

* Course IJnJinished. 


Bohne, Ralph L., sc. Hansen. 

Brown, John, cl B. K. Long^ern, Ire- 
Carpenter, Allen, cl Hastings. [land. 

Casto, Earle, sc '' 

Christensen, Chris, sc Omaha. 

Daily, Laurence, sc Juniata. 

Fleetwood, Edward John, cl Sumner. 

Gardner, Ida, sc Nelson. 

Hanlon, Edward, cl Hebron. 

Hurlbut, Henry S. G., cl Hastings. 

Kress, Mary Aileen, sc '^ 

Ingalsbe, George Urban, sc Inland. 

Mitchelmore, Hugh T., cl Minden. 

Osborne, ThomaS Clifford, cl Bayard. 

Porter, Wray, sc Nelson. 

Richards, Benjamin J., sc Roseland. 

Richards, Genevieve, sc ^' 

Schaufelberger, Fred J., sc Hastings. 

Slack, Albert Henry, sc .Juniata. 

Stoddard, W. Smith, cl Hastings. 

Stuart, Eva, cl " 

Webster, Norman Allen, sc " 

Weingart, Gertrude, sc " 

White, Roy Abram, cl Pauline. 


Breed, Adam Hastings. 

Jones, Julia M., *' 

Pease, Jessie, " 

Stine, Rosanna, " 


Class of 1898. 

Boyd, Grace, Roseland. 

Boyd, Maude A., Juniata. 

Chambers, Mary Elizabeth, Whitehall, Wis. 

Grass, Fred, Hastings. 

Hadden, Bessie Eliza, Smith Centre, Kan. 

Ingalsbe, Grace, Inland. 

Myers, Luella Day, Smith Centre, Kan. 

Richards, Anna L., Roseland. 

Richards, Daisy, '* 

Rodgers, Julia Madge, Hastings. 

Tobie, Fannie, " 


Class of 1899. 

Alexander, Esther Harriet, Hastino-s. 

Alexander, Rachel, ** 

Barrows, Gracie Helen Hansen. 

Beall, Morris, Hastings. 

Benedict, Ja}^ Lee, '' 

Bo3^d, Elsa, Roseland. 

Bo3-d,Fred A., 

Buro-ess, Walter, .Hastings. 

Cocklin, Laura Gail, Axtell. 

Dillon, Harr}^ Ha3''ward, Hastings. 

Hand, Wheler Gilr3^e, Kearne3^ 

Heartwell, Einineline, Hastings. 

Hultg^ren, Claus Leonard, Sumner. 

Jones, Maynard R., Kenesaw. 

Kerr, Maude lona Inland. 

Marti, David Benjamin, Hastings. 

Morgan, Lutuan, '^ 

Morgan, L3^di a Helen, " 

Work, Edna Everet, " 

Class of 1900. 

Atkinson, Irat J. H., Cozad. 

Bardill, Martin Andrew, Lexington. 

Barrows, Charles J., Hansen. 

Barrows, Truman A., ^' 

Bohne, L. Lenore, ^* 

Brinkema, Anna, Rosemont. 

Brinkema, Bernard J., " 

Churchill. Clarence, Hastings. 

Cramer, Edna Grace '' 

Devereaux, William Dallas, Hansen. 

Dossett, Clarence, Keene. 

Eklund, John, Lisco. 

Hartigan, Anna, Hastings. 

Hartigan, Gilmore, ^' 

Hill, Will, 

Lucas, Royal James, '' 

McGrew, Roscoe Grandville,. " 

Montgomery, Eva, Axtell. 

Porter, George C, St. Paul. 

Richards, Carl Hebron. 

Richardson, Elmer S3dvester, Hastings. 

Rose, Luman Hiram, Indianapolis, Ind. 


Shue, Anna A Axtell. 

Shutt, Harry Kirk, Hastin^-s. 

Smith, Albert Ira, Prairie View, Kan. 

Spindler, Arthur Kenesaw. 

Spohn, Loren Rutherford, Oshkosh. 

S3'kes, CharlevS S., Hasting-s. 

Tompkins, Earle Hansen. 

Turner, Winifred, Hastings. 

Wisdom, Zadie ZeHa, '^ 

Yost, Lawrence, ^' 


Second Year. 

Campbell, Exavinia, Axtell. 

Lamson, Etta, Juniata. 

Lane, Aletha, Viola, Doniphan. 

Mansfield, Pearl, Hastings. 

Marsh, Lizzie Estella, " 

Millhouse, Oliver Willard, Sumner. 

Shoopman, George Montgomery, Hastings. 

First Year. 

Beal, Thomas J., Cowles. 

Boggs, Luther, .Trumbull. 

Boyd, Mary Ellen, Giltner. 

Boyd, Hattie V., " 

Boyer, Lawrence, Bayard. 

Brown, Elsa Ona, Blue Hill. 

Brown, Roy Allen, Hasting-s. 

Buchanan, Laura, '' 

Baker, Eva Ellen, Blue Hill. 

Carriker, Susan, Hansen. 

Christensen, Annie^ Omaha. 

Churchill, Leslie P., Hastings. 

Cline, Jacob Elmer, Trumbull. 

Crainer, Ella, Hastings. 

Devereaux, Grace Edith, Hansen. 

Elliott, Frank R., Trumbull. 

Eppler, Charles Camby, Sallisaw, I. T. 

Hadden, Lula, Hastings. 

Hinchliff, Hattie, 


Hunt, Albert, Georg-etown. 

Hunt, Herbert, '* 

. Illian, Frederick W Hastings. 

Illian, Oswald, '' 

Jeffers, Warren, Aurora . 

Jones, Herbert, Kenesaw. 

Keith, Clyde Joseph, Hastings. 

Krell, George, Fairfield. 

Lawson, Ray, Trumbull. 

Masters, Francis W., Spring Green. 

Mastin, LiJlie, Stanberry, Mo. 

Montgoinery, Margaret, Hastings. 

Morris, Wilber, Hansen. 

Nissen, Mary A., Glenville. 

Ohna, Helen, Hastings. 

Parks, Walter James, Prosser. 

Parrott, William J Boone. 

Richey, Nelson, Marsland. 

Robinson, Jessie Melsiena, Juniata. 

Roggy, LeRoy, Trumbull. 

Shaw, Frank T., Litchfield. 

Siinpson, Bertha Belle, Blue Hill. 

Simpson, William Walton, *^ 

Smith, Arthur, Sybrant. 

Stewart, Albert, \ . . .Trumbull. 

Sybrant, Herbert, S3^brant. 

Tobie, Gertie, Hastings. 

Welch, Guy Clifford, 

Wilkins, George Whitfield, Aurora. 



Laura Buchanan, .Hastings. 

Rachel Alexander, '^ 

Edna G. Cramer, 

Charlotta Breed, " 

Oswald Boston, " 

Vera Lowman " 

Vergil Haldeman, " 

Charlie Duer, '* 

Agnes Langevin, ** 

Myrtle Fisher, '* 

Jessie Pease, ^' 


Anna Hartigan, Hasting\s. 

Nellie French, '' 

Marguerite M. Alexander, " 

Raymond M. Tibbets, '' 

James T. Fisher, " 

Julia M. Jones, '' 

David Huller, 

Mrs. D. S. Musselman " 

Grace Bigelow, ^' 

Philip Van Sickle, 

Ralph Penfield *^ 

John T. Powers, " 

Roy A. Brown, '' 

Gale Lawson, . .' '* 

Edyth M. Payne, 

Diantha St. John, 

Virgie Fairman, " 

Bessie Duer, " 

Sarah Baily, " 

Mabel E. Stone 

Julia Boyle, 

Tommie B. Kerr, " 

Ida Gardner, Edg-ar, Neb. 

Mell Russell, Hastings. 

Ena Brach, " 

Luella C. Brach, 

Omer Carl Hiner, " 

Arcule Sheasby, '' 

Lucy Hohn, Trumbull, Neb. 

Mrs. H. E. Hall, Edgar, Neb. 

John M. Ragan, Hasting-s. 

Paul H. Ragan, " 

May E. Rees, 

Gladys Beall, 

Mary Damerell, " 

Amelia Fawthrop, '' 

Beatrice Oliver, " 

A. J. Howard, " 

Jonn Turley, " 

Vena Ingalsbe, ^^ 

Grace Albright 

Grace Bunce '' 

Carl C. Jones,. 

May Comly, " 

Jay N . Norris, " 




Seniors 5 

Juniors 7 

vSophoniores 14 

Freshmen 28 

Special 4 


Seniors 11 

Middlers 19 

Juniors 32 




* Second Year 7 

Finst Year 48 



Names repeated 8 

Total 223 


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